News Highlight

Sharif Jacob, Jon Streeter and Benita Brahmbhatt Secure Release of Pro Bono Client

06/27/2014 The client whose case has shaped California's parole system is released.

Brian Ferrall and His Team Score Another Patent Win for Intel in the Federal Circuit

09/17/2014 The Federal Circuit declined to review a ruling in a semiconductor patent dispute that found infringement suits must be thrown out when the co-owner of a patent decides not to participate.

Judge tosses out fired executive's lawsuit against Netflix,

09/16/2014 Rachael Meny and her team protected Netflix Inc. from claims made by a former executive, who believed the company blacklisted him from employment at Amazon.

Don't Fear The Courtroom When Fighting Malpractice

09/12/2014 Elliot Peters told attendees at the American Bar Association’s National Legal Malpractice Conference that law firms there are some instances when they should insist on their day in court.

John Keker, Bob Van Nest and Elliot Peters Named to Daily Journal’s 2014 “Top 100”

09/10/2014 Three Keker & Van Nest partners named to the exclusive list of California's top attorneys.

SF Considers Funding Legal Aid for Children Who Crossed the Border

09/10/2014 Led by Keker & Van Nest Partner Dan Purcell, the firm is organizing support throughout northern California.

When Venture Investors and Companies Clash

09/04/2014 Stuart Gasner speaks about when the relationship between venture capital funds and the companies in which they invest unravels.

Top Immigration Court Hands Huge Win to Battered Women Seeking Asylum

08/28/2014 Simona Agnolucci, who represents asylum seekers pro bono, discusses the decision.

Claim Order Nixes Part Of Prolifiq Patents As Indefinite

08/08/2014 Gene Paige, Christa Anderson and their KVN team convinced a federal judge to invalidate patents as indefinite because they do not provide information about what falls outside the claims.

The Real Revolution In 3D Printing

07/31/2014 Paven Malhotra speaks to Forbes about how the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) may be applied in the world of 3D printing.

Venture Capital Firm Liable For "Aiding And Abetting" Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

07/30/2014 Stuart Gasner discusses a recent California Court of Appeals case which underscores the dangers that await venture capital firms which fund companies in the midst of internal disputes.

Heller Ehrman Objections To Costs In Clawback Suits Tossed

07/28/2014 Steve Hirsch and Steven Ragland win another victory on behalf of Davis Wright Tremaine and Foley & Lardner.

Keker & Van Nest and EFF Ask Judge to Rule NSA Internet "Backbone" Spying Techniques Unconstitutional

07/25/2014 Keker & Van Nest filed a brief in the Jewel v. NSA case claiming that backbone surveillance violates the 4th Amendment at the time of seizure and at the time of the search for selectors.

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